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Word: fiasco

Definition: total failure; CF. bottle


More Vocab Words

::: shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
::: schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
::: dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
::: deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
::: impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
::: furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
::: frail - weak; N. frailty
::: debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.